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  • Paul [Blu-ray] Paul | Blu Ray | (27/06/2011) from £5.00  |  Saving you £19.99 (80.00%)  |  RRP £24.99

    Everything you know about aliens from pop culture is true. At least that's the message from Paul, a swift, sharp, and very funny movie from the creative minds that also brought us Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Superbad, and Adventureland. The British stars of the first two, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, also wrote the snappy screenplay, and director Greg Mottola shows that he can make human and sentimental both the slapstick and the subtle, self-referential humour the same way he did in Superbad and Adventureland. The premise Pegg and Frost have laid out for themselves as likable, sci-fi fanatic supernerds is a dream vacation starting at Comic Con, then continuing through the American Southwest in an RV visiting historic UFO sites like Area 51, the Black Mailbox, and Roswell, and finishing up at Devil's Tower in Wyoming, the iconic centerpiece from Close Encounters of the Third Kind. After their inauspicious start, they happen upon an escaped alien who is 4 feet tall, and has the big head, classic diamond eyes, and features we've come to recognize as both the benevolent and evil kinds of space aliens from movies and TV. He is also the titular character, and as voiced by Seth Rogen, this CGI creature spouts a never-ending string of wisecracks, insider secrets, and frat-boy humour that comes loud and clear as classic Rogen in tone and attitude. As an aside and terrific example of the very clever throwaway punch lines that run throughout, there's a brief flashback to 1980 showing Paul on a conference call with Steven Spielberg (really), giving him advice about script development issues for E.T. Paul crash-landed in the late 1940s and has been held prisoner by the government's men in black. They've not only been pumping him for knowledge, they've also leaked the fabric and features of his being to people who want to believe, especially the ones in Hollywood. Now Paul wants to go home, and he's found the perfect getaway with the want-to-believe team of Graeme (Pegg) and Clive (Frost), who take him to his rendezvous (at Devil's Tower, of course). The road movie that unfolds is consistently hilarious, moving nimbly through one-off gags and inside jokes, but also creating larger relationships and drawn-out humour that relies on us believing that the little CGI Paul is real. And mostly we do, again thanks to Rogen's delivery and distinctive vocalizing. Paul constantly quips, makes fun, gets drunk, smokes dope, and spouts a steady stream of patter about how aliens have been bowdlerized and reimagined in entertainment and the minds of people like Graeme and Clive. There's a jam-packed supporting cast that complements and complicates the story (in a good way), including Bill Hader and Joe Lo Truglio as the bumbling men in black, and Jason Bateman as the scary man in black. Also passing through are some fun familiar faces like Jane Lynch, David Koechner, Jeffrey Tambor, John Carroll Lynch, and an iconic sci-fi actress who shall remain unnamed. Especially good is Kristen Wiig as a fundamentalist Christian whose mind is literally blown by Paul. Amid the broad humour and nonstop punch lines there's also a sweetness that stays with each finely drawn character (including Paul) and gives Paul an amiable sentimentality that runs throughout. Everyone clearly had fun making this movie, and that's exactly how it is to watch. --Ted Fry

  • Jon Richardson - Nidiot Live [DVD] [2014] Jon Richardson - Nidiot Live | DVD | (01/12/2014) from £6.09  |  Saving you £13.90 (69.50%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Jon is checking his tyre pressures hoovering his floor mats and putting an emergency packed lunch in the boot of his car ready to hit the road again with a brand new tour 'Nidiot'. The perennial singleton and misanthrope is determined to become a more easy-going person for the sake of his friends and his future health. Find out whether or not a leopard can change its spots or if they are doomed to be angry forever not to have been given a more uniform and symmetrical fur pattern.

  • On The Up - Complete Box Set On The Up - Complete Box Set | DVD | (02/10/2006) from £10.00  |  Saving you £19.99 (66.70%)  |  RRP £29.99

    ""Just the one Mrs Wembley!"" The complete three series of the culture clash sitcom in which working-class boy done good Tony Carpenter (Dennis Waterman) rubs shoulders with the less than appreciative well-to-do... Tony Carpenter (Dennis Waterman) is a self-made millionaire and owner of a booming executive car hire business. He's made his way to the top but hasn't forgot his East-end roots and much to his snooty wife's disgust he treats his employee's like friends. There's Mrs Wembley (Joan Sims) the cook Sam (Sam Kelly) the chauffeur and of course his personal assistant Maggie (Jenna Russell) none of which he could live without. Follow this comical bunch of characters and Tony's troublesome daughter through trial and tribulations in this entertaining sitcom about life when it's on the up! Episode Listing - Season 1: 1. Walking Out 2. Mum 3. Mr Burton 4. Dawn 5. Maggie's Dad 6. Douglas 7. Barbados Season 2: 1. After The Holiday 2. Ruth Makes An Effort 3. Maggie Gives Notice 4. Competition 5. Meeting Jane Webster 6. A Date With Jane Webster Season 3: 1. The Golf Tournament 2. The Fishing Trip 3. Temporary Secretary 4. Parental Choice 5. Stephanie 6. Divorce Features a theme tune written and performed by Dennis Waterman!

  • Josh Widdicombe (Live 2013) [DVD] Josh Widdicombe (Live 2013) | DVD | (18/11/2013) from £7.00  |  Saving you £12.99 (65.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    And Another Thing... is stand-up sensation and star of Channel 4's 'The Last Leg' BBC2's 'Mock The Week' and Channel 4's 'Stand Up For The Week' Josh Widdicombe's highly anticipated debut DVD. Recorded at London's Hammersmith Apollo viewers of this tale twisting perfectionist can expect an insight into Josh's everyday annoyances and gripes. Delivered with his unique style and trademark wit Josh proves that even the most mundane aspects of life can be turned into unbelievable accounts with hilarious consequences.

  • Paul Chowdhry - PC's World [DVD] [2015] Paul Chowdhry - PC's World | DVD | (30/11/2015) from £6.09  |  Saving you £13.90 (69.50%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Paul Chowdhry is back at London's Hammersmith Apollo with his brand new stand up DVD PC's World. Recorded as part of his 100 date UK sell out tour, including three night's at the legendary venue, Paul is close to the edge as he takes his audience on a comedy journey through vicious weather, unimaginable pets, discrimination, family values and his trade mark off the cuff comedy improvisations. It's time to enter PC's World ***** ?ON TOP OF HIS GAME' - MAIL ON SUNDAY ***** DAILY MIRROR

  • Ealing Studios Rarities Collection: Volume 11 [DVD] Ealing Studios Rarities Collection: Volume 11 | DVD | (03/03/2014) from £6.99  |  Saving you £8.00 (53.40%)  |  RRP £14.99

    A global byword for cinematic quality of a quintessentially British nature, Ealing Studios made more than 150 films over a three decade period. A cherished and significant part of British film history, only selected films from both the Ealing and Associated Talking Pictures strands have previously been made available on home video format - with some remaining unseen since their original theatrical release. <i>The Ealing Rarities Collection</i> redresses this imbalance - featuring new transfe...

  • The Maggie (Ealing) *Digitally Restored [DVD] [2015] The Maggie (Ealing) *Digitally Restored | DVD | (24/08/2015) from £8.99  |  Saving you £9.00 (50.00%)  |  RRP £17.99

  • The Cannonball Run II (Dual Format Blu-ray & DVD) The Cannonball Run II (Dual Format Blu-ray & DVD) | Blu Ray | (30/11/2015) from £8.32  |  Saving you £11.51 (57.60%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Our intrepid racers are back for a second Cannonball Run - the illegal race that takes place all over the country. Featuring a host of big name stars returning from the first movie plus a few new faces along the way! Will J.J. McClure finally be the winner this time?

  • Hellzapoppin' [1942] Hellzapoppin' | DVD | (05/02/2007) from £5.49  |  Saving you £10.50 (65.70%)  |  RRP £15.99

    Ole Olsen and Chic Johnson star in this ground-breaking comedy classic. Way ahead of its time it's been described as 'Pythonesque' and has influenced generations of comedians. Somewhere amid the non-stop gags and hysterical mayhem there's a plot involving the staging of a musical a romance a bumbling private eye and a man who keeps wandering on with a pot plant for 'Mrs Jones'! But any plot is incidental to the speed imagination and sheer craziness that has been said to outstrip the Marx Brothers (Time Out Film Guide). And there's even room for the greatest Lindy Hop dance routine ever filmed.

  • Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 1 And 2 [1973] Last Of The Summer Wine - Series 1 And 2 | DVD | (02/09/2002) from £9.59  |  Saving you £20.40 (68.00%)  |  RRP £29.99

    First transmitted in 1973 this release features every episode from Series One and Two of 'Last Of The Summer Wine'. Episode titles: Short Back And Palais Glide Inventor Of The 40-Foot Ferret Pate And Chips Spring Fever The New Mobile Trio Hail Smiling Morn Or Thereabouts Forked Lightning Who's That Dancing With Nora Batty Then? The Changing Face Of Rural Blamire Some Enchanted Evening A Quiet Drink Ballad For Wind Instruments And Canoe Northern Flying Circus.

  • Quiet Weekend [DVD] Quiet Weekend | DVD | (17/08/2015) from £6.48  |  Saving you £3.51 (35.10%)  |  RRP £9.99

    An invitation to a country retreat unleashes hidden passions in this witty adaptation of Esther McCracken's famous wartime stage comedy. Billed The Film of the Play that beat the Blitz! , Quiet Weekend reunites Silent Dust's Derek Farr with Marjorie Fielding and Frank Cellier, reprising their roles from the 1941 hit Quiet Wedding; released in 1946, it is featured here in a brand-new digital transfer from original film elements in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. Arthur and Mildred Royd invite some friends for a quiet weekend in the country. Among the guests is a middle-aged magistrate too shy to propose to the woman he loves, and young Miranda not too shy at all to show her affections for distant cousin Denys Royd, ten years her senior. The arrival of an abrasive London sophisticate puts the cat among the pigeons, but worse is to come when Arthur and the magistrate find their fishing trip turning into a salmon-poaching spree...

  • Uncle Buck [Blu-ray] Uncle Buck | Blu Ray | (04/07/2011) from £6.00  |  Saving you £11.99 (66.60%)  |  RRP £17.99

    An idle good natured bachelor is left in charge of his nephew and nieces during a family crisis. Unaccustomed to family life Buck soon charms his younger relatives but his style doesn't impress everyone including his girlfriend. The film charts his progress from slob to a reasonable human being by having to manage with girlfriend troubles unemployment a sex mad neighbour cooking breakfast and a beautiful but rebellious niece.

  • Tim Minchin Live: Ready For This? [Blu-ray] Tim Minchin Live: Ready For This? | Blu Ray | (29/11/2010) from £9.98  |  Saving you £15.01 (60.10%)  |  RRP £24.99

    Filmed live at the HMV Hammersmith Apollo London this massive show contains Minchin's unique take on musical comedy spanning topics such as his love of boobs and banging on about rationalism whilst playing the piano rather nicely in a pair of uncomfortably tight jeans.

  • Bull Durham [1988] Bull Durham | DVD | (06/05/2002) from £4.99  |  Saving you £7.05 (54.30%)  |  RRP £12.99

    The Durham Bulls are in a slump and have spent a hefty sum of money acquiring an untested young pitcher in the hopes of reversing their standings. Crash Davis a 12-year veteran ballplayer who has spent most of his time bumming around as a minor league catcher is assigned to mature the rookie pitching phenom named ""Nuke."" But a beautiful and enigmatic team groupie comes between the tutor and his student enlightening both with her game of life love and verse.

  • French Kiss [1995] French Kiss | DVD | (29/01/2001) from £6.79  |  Saving you £9.20 (57.50%)  |  RRP £15.99

    Meg Ryan and Kevin Kline are a Paris match made in heaven in this hilarious adventure-filled romantic comedy. Straight-laced Kate (Ryan)has her future all planned out: marry her fiance Charlie (Timothy Hutton) and live happily ever after. What she didn't count on was Juliette the beautiful French woman Charlie falls for on a business trip to Paris! Determined to win him back Kate jumps on a plane where she meets Luc (Kline) a petty thief whom she immediately dislikes. But when

  • Milton Jones Live - On The Road [DVD] Milton Jones Live - On The Road | DVD | (25/11/2013) from £5.89  |  Saving you £14.10 (70.50%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Live performance from English stand up comic Milton Jones who is known for his deadpan style of humour.

  • Billy Connolly - World Tour Of Scotland [1994] Billy Connolly - World Tour Of Scotland | DVD | (11/10/2004) from £9.59  |  Saving you £15.40 (61.60%)  |  RRP £24.99

    Across six episodes Billy Connolly's odyssey takes in Scotland in all its diversity stopping off for some stand up comedy involving sex religion and knitting...

  • One Foot In The Grave - Series 4 One Foot In The Grave - Series 4 | DVD | (24/04/2006) from £6.29  |  Saving you £9.70 (60.70%)  |  RRP £15.99

    ""I don't believe it!"" yet more One Foot In The Grave featuring the famously impatient Victor Meldrew (Richard Wilson) and his long-suffering wife Margaret (Annette Crosby). Retirement isn't the walk in the park he thought it would be! Episodes Comprise: 1. The Pit and the Pendulum 2. Descent into the Maelstorm 3. Hearts of Darkness 4. Warm Champagne 5. The Trial 6. The Seceret of Seven Sorcerers

  • Two In Clover - The Complete Series Two In Clover - The Complete Series | DVD | (03/05/2004) from £8.29  |  Saving you £16.70 (66.80%)  |  RRP £24.99

    The comedy series about self-sufficiency written by Harry Driver and Vince Powell (""Nearest and Dearest"" ""Love Thy Neighbour"") from 1969 which pre-empted ""The Good Life"" by six years. All the episodes from the comedy series starring Carry On stalwart Sid James.

  • Henning Wehn: Eins, Zwei, Diy [DVD] [2015] Henning Wehn: Eins, Zwei, Diy | DVD | (30/11/2015) from £6.09  |  Saving you £13.90 (69.50%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Star of QI, Live At The Apollo and Have I Got News For You, German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn gives a hilarious outsider's view on modern British life compared to his home country. Be it gently mocking this nation's obsession with the housing market or our tendency to laugh off personal failure, Henning is one of the funniest and most popular comedians around. And yes, there might be just the odd mention of the World Cup. Packed with laughs from start to finish, it's Wunderbar!

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